D.J. Coles Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
High School: Goochland
Prep School: Fork Union
Hometown: Maidens, Va.

RANKINGS: The No. 7 prep school player in the country, as ranked by Rivals ... Ranked the No.11 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times coming out of high school ... Listed as the No. 265 player on the Scout 300 ... Ranked the No. 37 wide receiver in the country and the No. 9 player in the state of Virginia by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 46 wide receiver in the country by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 66 wide receiver in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 11 player in the Commonwealth by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 15 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep ...

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on August 31, 2007 and spent a year at Fork Union after signing in February of 2008 ... Named first-team Group A all-state as a running back by The Associated Press his senior year ... Also named first-team all-state by the VHSCA, earning Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Scored 19 touchdowns on just 98 carries as a senior ... Rushed for 1,344 yards and averaged 13.7 yards per carry ... Caught a touchdown pass, threw one and returned a kick for a score ... Earned Richmond Times-Dispatch first-team All-Metro honors his junior and senior seasons ... Helped Goochland to a Virginia Group A, Division 2 state championship as a junior ... Rushed for 1,403 yards (12.3 yards per carry) and 22 touchdowns that year ... Added three touchdowns receiving ... Player host was Davon Morgan ... Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.